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I Am An Empty Shell

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    not much to me. There is nothing beneath the surface. Lately, i feel so shallow. in more than one way. if You were to step into the waters of my soul, the waves would only hit the tops of your feet :/ Wow, weird analogy D:
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F Aug 27, 2010

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    I Have Nothing to Offer Anyone

    I am an empty shell with nothing to offer anyone. Even if I found a new friend, I can't cook, I am unhappy most of the time, I have nothing to relate, I don't have an exciting life, I have nothing to talk about except things that happened in the past, as...
    IndigoPeachblossom IndigoPeachblossom 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    All That Is Left.

    i have run out of words. i have run out of thoughts, i have run out of feelings, i have run out energy, i have run out of everything i need to be a whole human being. a hollowed out crab shell on the beach shuttering in the sea breeze. a dozen egg shells in the plastic trash bag...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 6 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    no matter what i do or no matter how many people i talk to i just feel empty inside. even when im surrounded by women who are into me i feel no joy, just hollow and empty
    m4mak91 m4mak91 22-25, M 15 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm coming out of my shell.. I grew up where I couldn't show much of my body, I couldn't dance, I couldn't curse but now I just don't care, I wanna party, I wanna do...
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    I've never understood what emptiness feels like before. But now without her, i feel so empty.. I can't explain it. Its like theres this void inside me. A dark space. Its like i do...
    Listening2us Listening2us 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    The majority of the time I feel hopeless and empty. I'm living a life that has been lived so many times that I'm finding it all pointless. Even though I'm young I'm going through a...
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M Oct 12

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    I thought I had a good friend but I guess I moved too fast for her ( I wasn't trying to make her my girlfriend ) and I wish I didn't I really cared for her and still do and if she...
    AlfieEscandellDerosa AlfieEscandellDerosa 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    The moment of "Empty" is upon me. I just don't know at this point in time what I'm to do, I keep on keeping on, yet today another 2 "unsuccessful" job application replies via email...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 22

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    I just became an empty nestor tonight , i have two cats and myself Thats it :(
    stickinme5755 stickinme5755 56-60, M Sep 30

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    When you people ask me " how r you" or "how do you feel" or ect.. Im gonna say im fine thanks . But seriously i just feel nothing like completely numb empty nothing else :) so stop...
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I am now a real empty nestor no kids or animals just me to be responsible for i am sure i will get lonely but that too shall pass What an awesome day start
    stickinme5755 stickinme5755 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Does anyone here feel a deep empty feeling upon constantly searching for other people's approval? I have. When I was active with social media, it was a way to socialize with...
    leesalee1290 leesalee1290 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    im gonna think im not good for anyone. im kinda emotional and weird sometime but im nice and sweet im gay dreaming for a guy of my age to date and i hug my pillow crying in the...
    puppySmexyBoy puppySmexyBoy 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    feel like being lost, and just don't know what to do in life.. I should be thankful because right after I graduated college, I immediately found a job that suits my course but...
    AyamiSakata AyamiSakata 18-21, F Sep 28

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    I raised my girls completely on my own for the last sixteen years, since they were two and three years old and even before then, their dad was never really completely there for us...
    Mermaiden333 Mermaiden333 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    These past years I've been fighting this emptiness inside me. Yes it's clich├ęd. But I don't know how else to explain the feeling. It's like there's a huge whole in my chest, from...
    imher520 imher520 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Lost, confused and dazed today... Let's be honest...mostly everyday
    Kyleen3 Kyleen3 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    And if I ever did, how the hell do you know. Stalker :/
    KazeDream KazeDream 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I can't tell whether you will ever see that message, but my heart and soul went into it, I choke back tears and I try to let you know something through words that words cannot...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I don't listen when people say "I promise...I will never do it again," anymore. Every time I've put my trust into a promise someone makes...that promise gets broken so I'm left...
    BlondeGirlBunny BlondeGirlBunny 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Need someone.... Anybody here? ...
    Yurpiti Yurpiti 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Still sleep on the same side of the bed? I do.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I want someone laying beside me, to hold me, for me to hold. I crave the love and affectionate contact of others.
    merelyanonymous merelyanonymous 13-15, M Oct 7

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    Is this depression or is this the numbness taking hold? It's become worse within these last couple weeks and I guess I wonder why this feeling is growing. It's always been there. I...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    I need a cuddle buddy.......
    Indeciciveme Indeciciveme 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    fabulouschrissy fabulouschrissy 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    I'm alone by choice.... But nights like this I wish I didn't have to be alone. My bed is no longer a welcoming place. Just a place to sleep, even if it's restlessly thru the night...
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    I want someone to hold and cuddle. There's no feeling in the world like holding the one you love. I miss it.
    Heston94 Heston94 18-21, M Oct 7

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    Honestly! Do I get on a plane , reach my husband, F his brains out and mine too, then return ? WTF it's been more than a month. I CANT any more. I might slip, and that wont be...
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    It's nights like these. When it's late. Not a sound in the house and I can't sleep,that I miss having someone to cuddle. Just to lay back and listen to the sound of another...
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    Another day went by as I laid on my bed, dimmed the lights and stared at the white ceiling, like I do, every night. The daily buzz, and work routine, sort of keep me busy... but...
    Violens Violens 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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    #it's just one consideration# human life is hollowness but hello for sometime..so.. why should we cry for something or someone which is never ours...but don't forget, that's just...
    romance333 romance333 18-21, M Oct 10

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    Always a pleasure to have messages.
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Oct 11

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    Sometimes you just want to find that one person that will save you from yourself...
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    For some reason, music holds the key to my emotions. Music makes me cry most of the times but that's good for me 'cause i bottle emotions and throw them away. The downside is that...
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    I try to avoid using the word "I", because someone once pointed out to me how often people think of and refer to themselves. I take to heart what people say too much, I am a Gemini...
    AlaskanBeliever AlaskanBeliever 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 3

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